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Cabrera can match Yaz & Ted Williams with historic feat

Cabrera can match Yaz & Ted Williams with historic feat
September 21, 2012 No Comments »

“If he doesn’t get the MVP this year, it will be criminal.” Those are the words of Al Kaline, a Hall of Famer who knows a little something about baseball and what “Most Valuable” means. Who was Kaline referring to? ... Read More »

A player’s strike almost halted 1918 World Series before Game Five

A player’s strike almost halted 1918 World Series before Game Five
September 18, 2012 No Comments »

The 1918 baseball season was unusual in many ways because it was an unusual period in American history. For the first time, the nation was in a worldwide war overseas, and games didn’t seem all that important. The Great War ... Read More »

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season
September 16, 2012 No Comments »

Another regular season is winding down, and with only about three weeks left, it’s not too early to select the big disappointments of the 2012 major league season. Jose Reyes and the Marlins What costs $124 million and doesn’t make ... Read More »

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

There’s no place for violence in baseball, right? If your name is José Offerman you’d probably disagree. In a 15-year career in the major leagues, Offerman was a two-time All-Star, but most troubling, he was a multiple offender when it came ... Read More »

Red Sox path to the dark side almost complete

Red Sox path to the dark side almost complete
September 3, 2012 No Comments »

There’s only one thing left for the Boston Red Sox to do to complete their transformation into what they’ve always hated and feared the most. The Evil Empire. For years now the Red Sox have been slowly traveling down a ... Read More »

Pitchers couldn’t stop Boggs in ’85

Pitchers couldn’t stop Boggs in ’85
August 25, 2012 No Comments »

Over the course of his 18 years in the major leagues, Wade Boggs had many successes. That’s why he’s in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The line-drive hitter won five batting titles, made the All-Star team 12 times, and won ... Read More »

Varitek ranks as the greatest catcher in Red Sox history

Varitek ranks as the greatest catcher in Red Sox history
August 19, 2012 No Comments »

Though he was 240 miles from Fenway Park in Boston, Jason Varitek was wearing his home jersey and getting a home crowd reception on field before a meaningless exhibition at the ’05 Hall of Fame Game in Cooperstown. He was ... Read More »

The dark secrets and mysterious death of Chick Stahl

The dark secrets and mysterious death of Chick Stahl
August 16, 2012 No Comments »

A century ago when one of Boston's most famous citizens killed himself under strange circumstances in a gruesome fashion, muttering final words that rival the gasping "Rosebud" of Charles Foster Kane, it prompted shock, sadness, and conspiracy theories Read More »

Boston Red Sox All-Time Team

Boston Red Sox All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Some of the greatest hitters in baseball history have worn the Red Sox uniform. The Boston pitching staff is also very deep, with hard throwers in every rotation spot Read More »

Yankees won flag by beating Red Sox on final Sunday of regular season in 1949

Yankees won flag by beating Red Sox on final Sunday of regular season in 1949
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Regular Season, October 3, 1949 | Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York 29 years before Bucky Dent would become famous for his home run to beat the Red Sox in Game #163 to ... Read More »